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Samuel Reynolds: What makes Essential Dignities…essential today?

What makes Essential Dignities…essential today?

Most astrology students have a cursory familiarity with the phrasing of rulership, exaltation, fall, and triplicity, but fewer know what these dignities mean and why. Samuel Reynolds will examine the roots of “Essential Dignities” for the 7 traditional planets and present a novel way for astrologers to use each one of five traditional dignities that can reveal powerful information about clients, events, and questions.

This event is free for members and $5 for non-members. The link for this Zoom meeting will go out to all who have signed up on Sunday evening, December 13.

About Sam Reynolds

Samuel once hated astrology more than other “occult” studies. At 12 years old, when he was a fundamentalist Baptist minister, he used religion to avoid astrology’s lessons. Later, at 23 years old at his Jupiter Return, he realized he mostly disliked astrology because he didn’t know what it all meant. He was born on the “cusp” of two signs and didn’t know which one he was.

So, he went to an astrologer. The astrologer’s uncanny insights into his life went beyond the pale of guesswork. Convinced it was all a trick, the newly-minted atheist and academic, at the time, spent 10 years doing charts and studying astrology himself.

Now, 30 years later, and his deepest love and life centers around astrology. He consults, writes, and teaches astrology full-time. He has written for Ebony magazine, New York magazine,,, Pride magazine,, and The Mountain Astrologer. He’s also duked it out about astrology with Bill Nye the Science Guy on the first season of his “Bill Nye Saves the World” show and featured in Netflix’s “Explained” episode on astrology.

He also serves on a few astrology organizational boards, like the International Society for Astrological Research’s board of directors, and he’s an entrepreneur who helps others build their businesses as mind-body-spirit practitioners. His life is a lesson on how you should watch what you hate. It might be the love of your life.

His website is • Email him at

You can also find him on Twitter and Instagram at the same handle: @sfreynolds

  • December 14, 2020
  • 7:00 pm

Samuel Reynolds: What makes Essential Dignities...essential today? $5 for non-members.